NORTH BRUNSWICK – The Township Council will maintain a public listening to Thursday on an ordinance that may allow marijuana companies to function right here.
The ordinance additionally established a 2% tax on marijuana gross sales, together with retails gross sales and gross sales between marijuana companies.
The ordinance additionally units a 1% tax on gross sales by marijuana wholesalers.
Working hours for marijuana retailers can be restricted to 9 a.m. till 10 p.m. below the ordinance.
The regulation would additionally ban marijuana companies from 500 ft of one another and 500 ft from any faculty or any home of worship.
The ordinance would additionally prohibit the usage of marijuana merchandise in any public or quasi-public space. This contains streets, highways, parking tons, garages, parks, sidewalks and automobiles.
The digital assembly is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Directions on learn how to entry the assembly might be discovered on the township’s website.
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The ordinance was launched on the July 26 council assembly.
Below state regulation, municipalities have till Aug. 22, six months after Gov. Phil Murphy signed the legalization laws, to undertake ordinances to permit or prohibit marijuana companies inside their borders.
If a municipality doesn’t undertake an ordinance, then marijuana companies will likely be allowed for 5 years.
If a municipality passes an ordinance not permitting marijuana companies, municipalities can change the ordinance at any time to permit gross sales.